10 Top Attractions in Harbor Springs


What makes communities like Harbor Springs in Northern Michigan a great place? Easy. Because Harbor Springs is a great place and the downtown area is vibrant and filled with things to do.

Here's what makes downtown Harbor Springs special:

*A charming, walkable downtown district where you can shop, dine, and explore.
*Two beaches within the city limits and just a few blocks from downtown.
*A beautiful downtown waterfront complete with green space, picnic tables, and a dock to walk on.
*A sailing school for children and adults on the waterfront.
*A thriving art community with a variety of art galleries featuring artists-in-residence and a variety of art mediums.
*A farmer's market two days a week during the growing season.
*Celebrations in downtown Harbor Springs such as Street Musique each Thursday evening in the summer, July 4th activities including a parade, fireworks, and an art fair, Taste of Harbor Springs, Sidewalk Sales and Celebration, and Holiday Open Houses and activities.
*Park benches throughout the downtown area in front of businesses and along the waterfront where people can enjoy the atmosphere.
*A downtown library plus a book store.
*The Harbor Springs History Museum and the Andrew J. Blackbird Museum.

What else does Harbor Springs have? More than just the top 10 things to do, Harbor Springs has a great community, great schools, and great residents. In the Harbor Springs area there are even more things to do! Here are 10 places near downtown Harbor Springs to explore:

*Downhill skiing at Nub's Nob.
*Downhill skiing at Boyne Highlands. Yes, we have two ski resorts!
*Talent and entertainment at the Young Americans Dinner Theatre.
*The famous drive along The Tunnel of Trees.
*Golf courses-dozens of them.
*The recently completed Little Traverse Wheelway.
*Nature and more at Thorne Swift Nature Preserve.
*Spectacular Fall Foliage.
*Sailing and the Little Traverse Yacht Club Regatta.
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Last Updated: 03-25-2020 11:01 AM ID: 796